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OPS435 Python Lab 1

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Part 3 - Selecting a Text Editor to Use For Your OPS435 Labs
=== Part 3 - Selecting a Text Editor to Use For Your OPS435 Labs ===
There are a wide range of text editors for the python language and just about any of them will do. As long as you get basic syntax highlighting and automatic indenting out of the application you are good to go. This section will go over a number of different text editors, showing off a few different text editors so students may find their favourite. There are no wrong answers here, give them all a try and use your favourite.
 
 
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<tr><td>'''Text Editor'''</td><td>'''Characteristics'''</td></tr>
<tr><td valign="top">'''Vim Editor'''</td><td valign="top"As a system administrator you have probably spent a ton of time inside vim. Well vim is just as powerful and useful when you get to programming, all the shortcuts and commands you've learned over the years will help you edit programs efficiently. On top of what you already know, it might be time to customize vim a little more for programming. Vim can actually be modified to become a full programming environment with all the features you yould expect.</td></tr>
<tr><td valign="top">'''Atom Editor'''</td><td valign="top">"A hackable text editor for the 21st Century". This text editor is a powerful tools that comes with everything your need right out of the box. Atom allows for deep customization from everything from complete functionality changes to just changing the theme. Definitely worth checking out, especially for python development.</td></tr>
<tr><td valign="top">'''Sublime Editor'''</td><td valign="top">Sublime is a popular text editor with tons of customizations and themes.</td></tr>
<tr><td valign="top">'''Other Editors'''</td><td valign="top">x</td></tr>
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=== Vim Editor ===
As a system administrator you have probably spent a ton of time inside vim. Well vim is just as powerful and useful when you get to programming, all the shortcuts and commands you've learned over the years will help you edit programs efficiently. On top of what you already know, it might be time to customize vim a little more for programming. Vim can actually be modified to become a full programming environment with all the features you yould expect.
=== Atom Editor ===
"A hackable text editor for the 21st Century". This text editor is a powerful tools that comes with everything your need right out of the box. Atom allows for deep customization from everything from complete functionality changes to just changing the theme. Definitely worth checking out, especially for python development.
=== Sublime ===

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